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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
education. >> feels like a vote of confidence from the citizens of california and believing in public education. >> reporter: when i talked to the principal two weeks ago it wasn't polling well. today it is a much different feeling. >> this is just -- lifted this huge weight. >> the math was simple, without prop $302 million would have been -- prop 30, $2 million would have been wiped out. >> reporter: they were preparing if the cuts kicked in but not anybody. >> i am filled with emotion. >> reporter: she told me she was able to teach kids kids how elections impacted them. >> i said people decided that they wanted to pay for education. so it will be good for our schools. >> reporter: opponents are disappointed by the results today. a spokesman e-mailed me and said referring to governor jerry brown and his tax measure, he was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is set t
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
california. >>> we're not going to see the $5.5 billion of cutbacks to k- 12. >>> reporter: educators however say there's still more to be done. >> it wasn't about piling a bunch of new money on schools saying we are going to make new investments. it was about stopping the cuts. >> reporter: and let's not forget, the state still faces a $32 billion wall of debt from past borrowing. >> you have to make sure over the next few years that we pay our bills we invest in the right programs but we don't have the latest spending binges like we did in the days where you had the dot-com boom. >> reporter: the other news out of the election, the first time since 1933 the ruling party in this case the democrats may have won enough seats in the legislature to pass taxes without any republican support. >> i certainly don't intend to suggest to my colleagues that the first thing we do with our new powers is to go out and seek to raise more taxes. >> reporter: still, the governor conceded that there could be pressure put on him to restore past cuts to health, welfare and education. >> i have always sa
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